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Runoff Debate Recap (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-11-03

Duration: 00:09:17

Subjects: Elections, 1995 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Politics | Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930-2020 | Fields, Cleo


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Fields, Cleo Speaker
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • King, Andrew Interviewee


This segment from the November 3, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins presenting highlights from LPB’s November 1st debate between the two candidates in the runoff for the 1995 gubernatorial election, Congressman Cleo Fields and State Senator Mike Foster. Collins then conducts an in-studio interview with Dr. Andrew King, the chairman of the department of speech communications at LSU. He analyzes the debate performances of Field and Foster.